The  race and ethnicity sub-committee was formed in June 2020, to build upon the work already being done by COMBAR’s E&D committee in this area. Following the success of COMBAR’s gender equality initiatives, the Executive Committee felt it appropriate to establish a targeted sub-committee focussing on race and ethnicity issues.

The committee will work alongside COMBAR’s E&D committee, with the key objectives of supporting and enhancing  inclusion, participation and progression of individuals of all races and ethnicities at the commercial bar, and promoting those aims with the judiciary and within the arbitration sphere.

The committee has already commenced a number of initiatives